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Ralf D. Wiedemann Elected to Executive Committee of the Consular Corps Association of Philadelphia

April 18, 2016


PHILADELPHIA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that associate Ralf D. Wiedemann has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Consular Corps Association of Philadelphia. Ralf is a member of the firm’s Immigration practice group and represents corporate and individual clients in a broad variety of employment and family-based immigration matters. He will serve as secretary of Consular Corps Association of Philadelphia for the 2016 term.

Ralf is also Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Philadelphia. In this capacity he provides consular services to constituents residing in southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey, including verification of identity and signatures on powers of attorney and other legal documents for use in Germany. Ralf assists German citizens residing or traveling in the consular region, promotes German-American relations, and meets with business and government representatives to foster relationships between Germany and the United States. He also performs intake, review and initial processing of applications for German passports in Philadelphia.

Ralf received a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2000 and graduated from Valparaiso University with a B.A. degree, with distinction, in Broadcast Journalism with minors in Business and German.

About the Consular Corps Association of Philadelphia

The Consular Corps Association of Philadelphia, the oldest association of foreign consuls in the United States, encompasses representatives from more than 35 countries from around the globe. Members of the association are responsible for enhancing and coordinating relations between their respective countries and the greater Philadelphia region. The mission of the Corps is to promote trade, economy, education, culture and science by educating youth and adults in the Philadelphia region regarding international affairs and promoting international awareness and understanding; strengthening the global community and building partnerships for cultural exchange; and enhancing and coordinating relations between Philadelphia and foreign countries.

About Montgomery McCracken

Montgomery McCracken is a full-service multidisciplinary law firm with offices in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware. The firm represents leading businesses, multinational corporations, nonprofit organizations and individuals across a wide range of industries in complex litigation matters, significant corporate transactions and challenging disputes. Follow the firm on Twitter at @MMWR_Law.